Automotive Seating Mechanisms Design Engineer
Detroit Metro TT2344943
Responsible for the engineering and design of
automotive seats, mechanisms and structures including the design,
development, testing, validation and support of manufacturing for
improvements of current systems and advanced development of new systems
including seat Adjusters, Recliners, Head Restraints, Lumbar Mechanisms,
Seat back latches, floor latches, etc.
engineer will be responsible for Complete mechanism product design in
Cad (CATIA v5) including tolerance studies, packaging studies, fits,
tool clearance and manufacturability. As well as engineering
deliverables including product design, drawings and checking, product
specification, analysis, PDFSS, DFMEA, DVP&R, and Safety Sign Offs and
design objectives / program timing. Pugh analysis, root cause analysis,
design guidelines, best practices, past program lessons learned,
competitive product benchmarking information. Ensuring prototype samples
meet appearance and functional performance standards and ensuring
completion of appropriate product validation testing. Optimizing seat
system weight, cost and part count. Using core components when possible.
studies to benchmark and evaluate competing design proposals.
concepts and perform vehicle package studies using Catia v5 CAD software.
& mechanism kinematics, FEA analysis, and interpret results.
drawings and apply GD&T, Critical and Significant Characteristics.
BOM's, maintain open issues lists, and typical engineering documents.
component tolerance studies and assembly stack evaluations.
engineering calculations for mass, strength and performance.
comprehend test results, prepare DFMEA's, PFMEA’s and DVP&R's.
engineering documents, and coordinate with customer, suppliers, and assembly
Education & Skills
Bachelor degree in
Mechanical Engineering (B.S.M.E.)
10 years experience in seat mechanisms
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